Sporting a professional, refined black color, the HXR MC1500P Shoulder Mount AVCHD Professional Camcorder from Sony is the tool of choice for almost any videography assignment. It features a large 4.2MP 1/4inch Exmor R image sensor, which helps the camcorder render the finest hues in the
Sporting a professional, refined black color, the HXR MC1500P Shoulder Mount AVCHD Professional Camcorder from Sony is the tool of choice for almost any videography assignment. It features a large 4.2MP 1/4inch Exmor R image sensor, which helps the camcorder render the finest hues in the scene. This sensor delivers a staggering performance even in low light situations, thanks to Sony’s advanced imaging technologies. The 29.8 to 357.6mm G lens has an aperture range of f/1.8 to 3.4, which enables you to shoot clear videos across a wide range of lighting conditions. In addition, an optical zoom of 12x and a digital zoom of 160x brings distant subjects exceptionally close to you.
2.7 Inch Screen
1080p HD Video
12x Optical Zoom
Optics and Focus
The HXR MC1500P comes with Sony’s revolutionary G lens technology, which incorporates some of the best optical advancements made by the famed manufacturer. The 29.8 to 357.6mm G lens of this camcorder lets you shoot clear images with good color rendition and striking contrast. An aperture range of f/1.8 to 3.4 lets you shoot clear images even in varying lighting conditions. Along with a 12x optical zoom, the camcorder also provides you with up to 160x of digital zoom. This makes it extremely easy for you to shoot sharp images of distant subjects. The Optical SteadyShot technology of this lens ensures that you get steady images even with a small degree of camera shakes, which are common at high zoom levels or when you are on the move. The camcorder also enables automatic and manual focus adjustments of the lens.
Sensor and Screen
The 4.2MP 1/4inch Exmor R image sensor of this camcorder has an effective pixel resolution of 2.65 million. It can deliver staggering images even when the lighting conditions are less than optimal. The videos are recorded with a horizontal resolution of 1080 lines. The 2.7 inch ClearPhoto LCD monitor of this camcorder enables you to clearly view the shooting scene when you are using it to frame your videos. It has a resolution 230,400 pixels, which enables you to view the content being displayed clearly.
Image and Video
The HXR MC1500P AVCHD camcorder records footage at HD resolutions in the MPEG-4 AVC or H.264 formats. In addition, it can also shoot at SD resolutions in the MPEG-2 PS format. In the AVCHD FX format that has a data rate of 24Mbps, the camcorder can record at 1920 x 1080/50i. It can record videos for a maximum of 175 minutes in the FX format (24Mbps).
A 2 channel stereo microphone is built into the camcorder. It records clear and crisp Dolby Digital audio for both HD and SD shooting modes. The built in 32GB of memory space provides you with an abundant storage capacity for your high definition videos. And when that is not enough, you can even insert Memory Stick or SD cards into the integrated slots to expand the storage capacity. A wide range of input and output jacks ensures the camcorder can seamlessly stream video and audio to other devices.